Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be right'She's not right.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.

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